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USDOJ

Real Estate Attorney Sentenced for Role in Sweeping Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

A real estate attorney was sentenced today in connection with a sweeping conspiracy to defraud banks and mortgage companies by engaging in sham “short” sales of residential properties in Merrimack Valley.
BOMA

BOMA INTERNATIONAL ELECTS 2018-2019 OFFICERS

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International elected its 2018-2019 officers at the 2018 BOMA International Conference & Expo in San Antonio. The Board of Governors of BOMA International elected
NLIHC

New Report Answers the Question ‘How Much Do You Have to Earn to Afford...

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released its 2018 Out of Reach: The High Cost of Housing report today, revealing that on average a full-time worker in the U.S. must earn $22.10 per hour to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment and $17.90 for a one-bedroom apartment at HUD’s fair market rent (FMR).
NAR

National Association of Realtors® Event Examines State of Fannie, Freddie Reform

With America’s homeownership rate struggling to match falling unemployment and increasing consumer confidence, protecting the benefits of the secondary mortgage market remains critical to the health of the overall housing industry.
Mercy Housing

SENIOR RESIDENCES AT MERCY PARK RECEIVES NATIONAL HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Senior Residences at Mercy Park, a 79-apartment affordable senior housing community just outside of Atlanta, received honorable mention in the Senior Housing category at the 24th annual Charles L. Edson
USDOJ

President and Vice President of South Florida Construction Company Charged with Defrauding Low-Income Housing...

President and vice president of South Florida construction company charged with defrauding low-income housing development program. Benjamin G. Greenberg, U.S. Attorney for the Southern
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser to Conclude June Housing Bloom with Groundbreaking on Affordable Housing in Mt....

On Friday, June 22, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will hold a closing celebration of June Housing Bloom with a groundbreaking on Liberty Place Apartments, a 71-unit affordable housing
USGBC

U.S. Botanic Garden’s Renovated Bartholdi Park Showcases Sustainable Gardening, Achieves SITES Gold Certification

The renovation of Bartholdi Park at the United States Botanic Garden(USBG) is complete, and the new garden is a showcase of sustainable gardening. Created in 1932, Bartholdi Park has served
MBA

MBA Statement on Proposal to Reform Government’s Role in Housing Finance

David H. Stevens, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) issued the following statement regarding the proposal to reform the government's role in housing finance
NAR

Realtors® Commend Supreme Court Decision Promoting Fairness Between Online, Main Street Businesses

The Supreme Court today announced its decision in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., holding that states have the right to require online sellers to collect and remit sales tax.
NIBS

Only One Week Left to Submit an Abstract

Time is ticking away to submit an abstract to present at Building Innovation 2019: The National Institute of Building Sciences Seventh Annual Conference and Expo. Potential presenters have
EPA

EPA Provides Nearly $70 Million Loan for Omaha Water Infrastructure Upgrades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a $69.7 million loan to the city of Omaha, Nebraska, to help finance its Saddle Creek Retention Treatment Basin. This marks the second loan
NAHB

Statement from NAHB Chairman Randy Noel on House Passage of Farm Bill

Randy Noel, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and a custom home builder from LaPlace, La., today issued the following statement on House passage of the farm bill

Members of Congress Invited to Attend ‘Summer Camp on Capitol Hill’

Members of Congress and their staff are invited to re-discover summer camp at the National Recreation and Park Association’s (NRPA) second annual “Summer Camp on Capitol Hill.”
NHC

NHC statement on the Trump administration’s housing finance reform proposal

The National Housing Conference is encouraged that the Trump administration’s proposal, “Reform Federal Role in Mortgage Finance” is addressing a critical issue affecting the American Home.

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USDOJ

Real Estate Attorney Sentenced for Role in Sweeping Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

A real estate attorney was sentenced today in connection with a sweeping conspiracy to defraud banks and mortgage companies by engaging in sham “short” sales of residential properties in Merrimack Valley.